quadriceps

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quadriceps

[′kwä·drə‚seps]
(anatomy)
Four-headed, as a muscle.
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En relacion a la composicion corporal, se observo unicamente un aumento significativo del area muscular (AMQ*: 128.6 [+ o -] 30.2 vs 144.6 [+ o -] 22.4 [cm.sup.2]) y una disminucion del area grasa (AGQ*: 76.5 [+ o -] 26.9 vs 62.1 [+ o -] 20.1 [cm.sup.2]) a nivel quadricipital, sin cambios en el resto de datos analizados (% grasa abdominal, peso graso, peso magro, agua corporal total).
It was summarised that the vertical groove or quadricipital groove was present in all the seventy tibiae.
Storri et al., "Ultrasound and clinical evaluation of quadricipital tendon enthesitis in patients with psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis," Clinical Rheumatology, vol.